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LibriVox recording of The Duchess of Padua, by Oscar Wilde. Read by a full cast. Guido Ferranti, a young man, travels to Padua with his friend Ascanio after receiving a mysterious letter from a stranger, claiming to know the true secret of Guido's birth. His plan of revenge goes awry, however, when he falls in love with his enemy's beautiful wife, the Duchess of Padua. (Summary by Wikipedia and wildemoose) Cast: Simone Gesso, Duke of Padua; Hugo the Headsman: Algy Pug Beatrice, Duchess of... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, play, drama, duchess of padua, oscar wilde, melodrama Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox dramatic recording of A Florentine Tragedy and La Sainte Courtisane, by Oscar Wilde. Includes an introduction by Robert Ross. Two short fragments: an unfinished and a lost play. A Florentine Tragedy, left in a taxi (not a handbag), is Wilde’s most successful attempt at tragedy – intense and domestic, with surprising depth of characterisation. It was adapted into an opera by the Austrian composer Alexander Zemlinsky in 1917. La Sainte Courtisane, or The Woman Covered in Jewels... Topics: Librivox, audiobook, Wilde, drama, play, Ross Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
I read De Profundis when I was in my 9th class, studying in the insipid Indian schooling system, under abysmal standard teachers, who themselves had come the same route, wasting my precious time, bearing the daily grinding rattle of useless information of dubious validity. Age around 13. Reading Oscar Wilde did have a minor problem, when mentioned among those to whom his name was known through the inimical words of cheap minds. I was quite deeply impressed by Oscar Wilde’s writings. A... Topics: DE PROFUNDIS, The SHROUDED SATANISM in FEUDAL LANGUAGES! Tribulations and intractability of...
LibriVox recording of The Happy Prince and Other Tales by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by Phil Chenevert A collection of five stories by Oscar Wilde, all incorporating his inimitable style and wit. Sometimes sweet and uplifting, sometimes caustic and pointed, they all are well worth listening to. The Happy Prince is a beautiful tale about a statue of a prince, but one who can now see his city and kingdom and the sadness of his people. With the help of a little swallow he does what he can to... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
Librivox recording of De Profundis by Oscar Wilde. Read by Aaron Elliott. This short work of Wilde's was written during his two year incarceration for "gross indecency". This work is a letter which sorts out his life, and his love toward Lord Alfred Douglas. Wilde wrote this as a farewell letter to Douglas. (summary by Aaron Elliott) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org. Download M4B (50MB) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, wilde, letters, memoirs Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde (1854–1900). Lady Windermere's Fan: A Play About a Good Woman is a four act comedy by Oscar Wilde, published in 1893. As in some of his other comedies, Wilde satirizes the morals of Victorian society, and attitudes between the sexes. The action centres around a fan given to Lady Windermere as a present by her husband, and the ball held that evening to celebrate her 21st birthday. (Summary by Ruth Golding) Cast:Lady Windermere -... Topics: librivox, audiobook, play, drama, comedy, satire, marriage, society Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
This is a letter written from prison in 1897 by Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred Douglas, in which he recounts how he came to be in prison and charts his spiritual development. The M4B auidobook files and images here are based on this LibriVox catalog page. Topics: Oscar Wilde, m4b, iPod
Librivox recording of Reviews, by Oscar Wilde, ed. Robert Ross. Wilde’s literary reputation has survived so much that I think it proof against any exhumation of articles which he or his admirers would have preferred to forget. As a matter of fact, I believe this volume will prove of unusual interest; some of the reviews are curiously prophetic; some are, of course, biassed by prejudice hostile or friendly; others are conceived in the author’s wittiest and happiest vein; only a few are... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Librivox recording of the Ballad of Reading Gaol, by Oscar Wilde. Read by Linda Leu. In 1895, Oscar Wilde was sentenced to 2 years of hard labor for acts of 'gross indecency'. During his time at Reading Gaol, he witnessed a rare hanging, and in the three years between his release and his untimely death in 1900, was inspired to write the following poem, a meditation on the death penalty and the importance of forgiveness, even for (and especially for) something as heinous as murdering one's... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, poetry Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Lady Windermere's Fan, A Play About a Good Woman is a four-act comedy by Oscar Wilde, first produced 22 February 1892 at the St James's Theatre in London. The play was first published in 1893. Like many of Wilde's comedies, it bitingly satirizes the morals of Victorian society, particularly marriage. The story concerns Lady Windermere, who discovers that her husband may be having an affair with... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, satire, play, wilde, morals
LibriVox recording of An Ideal Husband, by Oscar Wilde. Read by a Full Cast of Voices. An Ideal Husband is an 1895 comedy by Oscar Wilde which revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private honor. The action is set in London, in "the present", and takes place within a single day. "Sooner or later," Wilde notes, "we shall all have to pay for what we do." But he adds that, "No one should be entirely judged by... Topics: audiobook, play, blackmail, librivox, comedy Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text